TITLE

Riding the Metro

AUTHOR(S)
Burnham, Rick; Verhegyi, Jim
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Airman;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the advantage brought by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority subway system to commuters in the U.S. Benefit of the transport system to provide a steady source of transportation to commuters; Advantage gained by military personnel from the system; Experience of several commuters in riding then train. INSET: Bolling AFB, at a glance.
ACCESSION #
13175505

 

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